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Sink or swim: Georgetonian conquers fears through his artwork

Wednesday, January 28, 12:46 a.m.

Charles Williams is getting nervous. He grips his hands tighter together while he talks, causing his knuckles to whiten. His voice lowers and his speech slows. If one were to look closely, they may...

City personnel seek larger payday

Wednesday, January 28, 12:47 a.m.

Among other things, the recent Georgetown City Council retreat on Jan. 24 revealed that all of the city’s employees – including the council – want to be paid more.

Digging up the past

Wednesday, January 28, 12:49 a.m.

Residents of Belle Isle have uncovered a new — or rather, old — piece of the plantation’s history recently with the uncovering of a tea garden dating back to the 1920s.

Electric outage planned

Wednesday, January 28, 12:48 a.m.

Some areas of Georgetown will experience a short power outage in the early morning hours as Thursday gets under way.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

TV/movie star to lecture on addiction, recovery

Thursday, January 22, 4:16 p.m.

The star of acclaimed comedic and dramatic roles in television and movies, Meredith Baxter, will be keynote speaker at Horry Georgetown Technical College next month as part of the annual Addiction...

Wooten explains transportation agenda

Thursday, January 22, 6:26 a.m.

Although Mike Wooten of Murrells Inlet has been elected vice chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, he said not to expect changes from the body.

Council based in Inlet is watchdog for fishermen

Thursday, January 22, 6:23 a.m.

Wayne Mershon and Tom Swatzel, both of Murrells Inlet, have dedicated their lives to the rod and reel, and now they are looking out for their fellow anglers.

Collard cookoff set for Jan. 25 at Mullet Hut

Thursday, January 22, 6:20 a.m.

A pair of friends affiliated with Seven Seas Seafood got to talking three years ago about which one made the best collards. After some trash talk, the pair – Robert Thompson and Henry Ford – decided...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Planners OK two-family houses at Reserve entrance

Thursday, January 22, 6:12 a.m.

Two residents of an upscale community in Pawleys Island voiced their concerns Jan. 15 to Georgetown County planning officials about a plan for two-family dwellings at the community’s main entrance.

Lowcountry Prep hosts regional spelling bee

Thursday, January 22, 6:11 a.m.

Seventy-seven of the region’s best spellers gathered in the gymnasium at Lowcountry Preparatory School on Jan. 15 for the South Carolina Independent School Association Regional Spelling Bee.

New brand campaign to attract visitors unveiled

Friday, January 23, 6:16 a.m.

The Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission has unveiled the latest evolution of the Hammock Coast’s National Ad Campaign — “Best. Vacation. Ever” — with relaxing beach, exceptional seafood...

NAACP asking for new school boat

Friday, January 23, 6:11 a.m.

Around 25 people crowded the docks at the Sandy Island Boat Ramp at noon on Jan. 21 as the Georgetown County NAACP hosted a meeting with county officials to discuss the safety of the state’s last...

Georgetown & Andrews

Removing children’s health barriers

Wednesday, January 28, 12:52 a.m.

From January to April, Healthy Learners, a faith-based nonprofit that connects children to healthcare, will be partnering with Horry Georgetown Technical College in Myrtle Beach to provide dental...

Serving the Community: Wayne Hardee, Georgetown County Fire EMS

Monday, January 26, 8:52 a.m.

If it wasn’t for a friend who recruited him years ago, Lt. Wayne Hardee never would have had a 23-year career as a firefighter and EMT Intermediate.

Miss Blue Review Pageant set for Jan. 31

Friday, January 23, 6:18 a.m.

With guiding ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood, five young ladies from the Georgetown area are learning to become successful and proud members of society as they prepare...

Revamping Georgetown: Main Street program gets under way

Friday, January 23, 6:17 a.m.

After speaking with 100 people and 16 entities over the course of three days, five community meetings and two general public meetings, the South Carolina branch of a national community revitalization...


Bulldogs split tri-match

Wednesday, January 28, 12:55 a.m.

Georgetown High’s wrestling team lost to region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 22 but bounced back to beat Military Magnet in the tri-match.

Lady Bears fight off upset bid by Lady Tigers

Wednesday, January 28, 12:54 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s girls basketball team had its No. 2 state ranking tested on Jan. 23 but held off region rival Hemingway, 45-42.

North Island hunts set to remove destructive feral hogs

Wednesday, January 28, 12:53 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is continuing its efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County with three hog hunts with dogs.

Wahoos hosting home meet at YMCA

Friday, January 23, 7:09 a.m.

On Jan. 24, the Georgetown County YMCA Wahoos will host the annual Snow Flake YMCA Meet. Beaufort, Hartsville, Summerville and Sumter will participate in the meet, along with Georgetown.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

New tourism campaign says a lot with just 3 words

Friday, January 23, 7:13 a.m.

Can an entire region be summed up in just three words?

Inlet Outlook

Isabelle gets mad

Friday, January 23, 7:10 a.m.

I knew something was wrong the minute I walked through the door. Isabelle was cussing up a blue streak. She was laying on her favorite chair making sounds that I didn’t know any living creature,...

Georgetown Times

Media bias against labor unions?

Friday, January 23, 7:12 a.m.

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